So today was the parent-teacher conferences at Jabba’s school. It was a quaint meeting, where it was difficult to tell if Jabba’s teacher fully understood Jabba’s predicament. His vision was 20/200, which is legally blind. That’s the eye he’s going to school with. He says he doesn’t cheat at school (ie, use his ‘good’ eye) and I’ll beleive him because he apparently gets bored of trying to do his schoolwork and daydreams or otherwise moves on to other things. I can imagine that finishing your schoolwork is difficult when you can’t fricking see. But he tries, and that’s what’s important to me. During and after the meeting I couldn’t help but grin, because Jabba’s teacher didn’t seem (to me) to understand that he’s having a hard time seeing, and that’s that.
If you take off that patch on his eye, he’d fucking dazzle you. He was recognizing letters and a few words at 3 and a half, reading at 4, and cheated at his very first parent teacher conference, when asked what the colors of the crayons were, he fucking read the labels. He’s gifted.
He’s awesome, and I love him very much.
I just read a synopsis for the season premiere of Lost. It will air on September 21, 2005, and will be called “Man of Science, Man of Faith” – it apparently takes place right after the season finale, which goes against preliminary reports that the show would take place months after the events of the season-ender, which would piss me off, given the state of the finale. Oh boy that finale …
Shooting started a week ago. Wanna hear about how they will add the new cast members? I love Lost 🙂